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Is this crab meat cooked?

I purchased a small container (8 oz) of frozen crabmeat. I do not know if it is cooked or not. The contents appear to be grey (it's a clear plastic tub). The container reads: Wild Caught Special ...
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What are the culinary differences between Chinese Mitten Crabs and Blue Crabs?

I wonder why Chinese mitten crabs are a delicacy in Chinese food, while most people in Europe and US don't eat them even though there are many of them now in these two places? For example, in ...
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How long to boil crab for?

I bought some Frozen Crab. How long should I boil it for before eating it? (I have some snow crab and King crab legs)
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How do you prepare Soft Shell Crabs?

I purchased "Live" Soft Shell Crabs and wanted to make a recipe that calls for frying them - what are the steps involved?
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Is frozen crabmeat OK to use for crab cakes?

I have some frozen crab that I was going to use in a sauce for pasta but thought maybe crab cakes would be a nice change of pace. Does the fact that it has been frozen make it unsuitable because of ...
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Are garlic butter and garlic oil interchangeable?

When eating something like crab, garlic butter seems to be a Western thing while garlic oil is Asian. Is it just a personal preference thing, or does it matter which one you use? Note: Garlic butter ...